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VMware Expand Hard Drive Size and Extend in CentOS 7 Linux

One approach to adding space to an existing Linux hard drive that is using Linux LVM is to add space to the drive. This can easily be accomplished in VMware. This has been tested using VMware vSphere Client for Windows with CentOS 7.5 (minimal install). To demonstrate a before and after, here are a few commands that can be used...

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Add a new hard disk without rebooting in Linux

Having added a virtual hard drive to a virtual machine, the fdisk -cul command doesn't reveal any new drives. ┬áThere are a few ways to get Linux to recognize this new drive without having to reboot the computer. A tried and true method that I have used on many occasions is this approach. ┬áThe problem with this approach is that...Read More »
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VMware Expand Hard Drive Size and Extend in CentOS Linux

One approach to adding space to an existing Linux hard drive that is using Linux LVM is to add space to the drive. This can easily be accomplished in VMware. This has been tested using VMware Workstation 9.0 for Windows with CentOS 6.5 (minimal install). To demonstrate a before and after, here are a few commands that can be used...

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